Delegates who attended the Coast Longshore Division Caucus in San Francisco last month, provided a warm embrace to Honduran dock union leader Victor Crespo and two co-workers who addressed the Caucus on March 4. Delegates pledged their solidarity and unanimously voted to convene the two-week Caucus in honor of Crespo’s father, who was killed by [&hellip
The 90 delegates and dozens of pensioners who gathered in San Francisco for the Coast Longshore Division Caucus concluded their two week meeting on March 7 after adopting an approach to negotiations for a new Longshore & Clerks Contract that expires on June 30. Resolutions set the agenda With delegates elected from each West Coast [&hellip
Corporate America is clear about what they want from Congress: lower taxes, less regulation and weaker unions.
ILWU members protest at Honduran Consulate in San Francisco against abuse and human rights violations by Honduran government and ICTSI
One hundred members of the ILWU held a protest at the Honduran Consulate in SF to support Honduran port workers who are suffering human rights violations
In 2013 over 500 new members were brought into ILWU Local 142 between September and November
The Coast Longshore Division Caucus began two weeks of meetings on February 24 that will establish member-based priorities for the new contract negotiations
Year after year, up and down the coast, ILWU members, pensioners and auxiliary clubs organize toy drives and donate their time and money to local charity groups who are helping to brighten the holiday for those who have fallen on tough times.
ICTSI – the rogue employer responsible for flagrant contract violations at the Port of Portland – is now expanding operations in Central America where murder, military repression, death threats and anti-union attacks are accompanying the firm’s expansion
ILWU Local 10 members helped put the anti-apartheid struggle in the national spotlight in 1984 when they refused to unload South African cargo from the Dutch ship, Nedlloyd Kimberly, at San Francisco’s Pier